Introductions to Sections and Linking
Recording Date: 11/01/2012
Duration: 25 min
Most programmers know that compilers place output into sections and that a linker is run to position objects into memory, but have little idea of how it all works. This webinar takes a very graphical look at the job of the linker in MPLAB XC8 and how it positions the sections used to hold all code and data. The small, banked 8-bit devices are the most likely PIC devices to encounter memory-related linker errors. This webinar explains why this is the case, and what you can do to minimise this occurring.
Presenter: Jeffrey O'Keefe, Staff Engineer, Microchip Technology
Jeff started working with HI-TECH Software in 1997 and was the Senior Software Engineer for many years, before the company became a part of Microchip. In 1998 he received his PhD from La Trobe University, Australia, in digital signal processing, and has undergraduate degrees in physics, mathematics and electronics.
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